- Introduction and review:
- Date assigned: October 3 Thursday.
- Date due: October 8 Tuesday.
- Problems from Section 1.1 (pages 7&8): No additional work needed: 1–8.
- Problems from Section 1.2 (Quick Check):
- Show at least one intermediate step if the number is not prime: 3–6;
- Show at least one intermediate step if the fraction is not already in lowest terms: 20, 21, 22;
- No additional work needed: 27–31;
- Show your long division (or another method by hand): 32–35;
- Show at least one intermediate step if the fraction must be reduced: 36, 37, 38.

- Extra credit (essay): Explain your background in mathematics and what you are going to use this course for.

- The real numbers:
- Date assigned: October 8 Tuesday.
- Date due: October 10 Thursday.
- Problems from Section 1.3 (pages 25–27): No additional work needed: 37–68, 79–88.
- Problems from Section 1.4 (pages 35–37):
- No additional work needed: 59, 61, 95, 97, 99;
- Show what numerical calculation you make (if you use a calculator, then show what you type into it), as well as your final answer: 129–149 odd.

- Problems from Section 1.5 (pages 46&47):
- No additional work needed: 53, 55;
- Show what numerical calculation you make (if you use a calculator, then show what you type into it), as well as your final answer: 135, 137.

- Units and powers:
- Date assigned: October 10 Thursday.
- Date due: October 15 Tuesday.
- Problems from Section 1.6 (pages 54&55): Show what numerical calculation you make, and include proper units in your final answer: 19–27 odd.
- Problems from Section 1.7 (pages 62&63):
- No additional work needed: 29–32;
- Show at least one intermediate step (not from a calculator): 33–53 odd.

- Problems from Section 5.4 (pages 343&345):
- No additional work needed: 51–58;
- Show at least one intermediate step (not from a calculator): 63, 71, 73.

- Order of operations and identities:
- Date assigned: October 15 Tuesday.
- Date due: October 17 Thursday.
- Problems from Section 1.7 (pages 62&63): Show at least one intermediate step following the order of operations: 55–71 odd, 75, 77, 79, 83, 87, 89, 91, 95, 97, 99.
- Problems from Section 1.6 (pages 54&55):
- Show an intermediate step using an identity to make the problem simpler: 45–53 odd;
- No additional work needed: 55, 56, 59, 60, 61.

- Problems from Section 1.4 (pages 35–37):
- Optional if you need practice adding with negative numbers: 43–57 odd;
- Optional if you need practice subtracting with negative numbers: 63–77 odd;
- Optional if you need practice multiplying with negative numbers: 79–93 odd;
- Required, no additional work needed: 101–127 odd.

- Problems from Section 1.5 (pages 46&47):
- Optional if you need practice multiplying with fractions: 43–51 odd;
- Optional if you need practice dividing with fractions: 57–65 odd;
- Optional if you need practice adding and subtracting with fractions: 67–81 odd;
- Required, no additional work needed: 103–111 odd.

- Exponential identities, algebraic expressions:
- Date assigned: October 17 Thursday.
- Date due: October 22 Tuesday.
- Problems from Section 5.2 (pages 322&323): Show at least one intermediate step using an exponential identity: 21, 23, 35, 37.
- Problems from Section 5.4 (pages 343&345): Show at least one intermediate step using an exponential identity: 33, 43, 79, 97, 99, 101.
- Problems from Section 5.6 (pages 357–359):
- No intermediate work needed: 27–75 odd;
- Show at least one intermediate step using an exponential identity: 77–87 odd.

- Problems from Section 1.8 (pages 69–71): Show what numerical calculations you make: 39–49 odd.
- Problems from Section 5.1 (pages 315–318): Show what numerical calculations you make: 87, 89.

- Formulas, polynomials:
- Date assigned: October 22 Tuesday.
- Date due: October 24 Thursday.
- Problems from Section 2.4 (pages 115–119): Show what numerical calculations you make: 23–39 odd.
- Problems from Section 1.8 (pages 69–71):
- No additional work needed: 51–54.
- No additional work needed: 63–81 odd;
- Show at least one intermediate step for each: 83–91 odd;
- Show the simplified form and show what numerical calculations you make to evaluate: 103;
- Show what numerical calculations you make to evaluate: 121.

- Problems from Section 5.1 (pages 315–318):
- No additional work needed: 29–40;
- No additional work needed; ignore ‘binomial’ and ‘trinomial’ but instead classify polynomials as monomial or other: 41–56;
- Show at least one intermediate step for each: 57–65 odd, 71–81 odd, 93–99 odd, 107.

- Graphing formulas:
- Date assigned: October 24 Thursday.
- Date due: October 29 Tuesday.
- Problems from Section 3.1 (pages 178–182):
- No additional work needed: 19, 25;
- Show what numerical calculations you make: 39, 41.

- Problems from Section 3.2 (pages 192–195):
Show a table of values
using at least three values of
*x*, at least one negative and at least one positive: 33, 35, 37.

- Word problems involving expressions, testing solutions:
- Date assigned: October 29 Tuesday.
- Date due: October 31 Thursday.
- Problems from Section 2.5 (pages 129–131): No additional work needed: 27–52.
- Problems from Section 5.1 (pages 315–318): Show what numerical calculations you make (if the answer has no variables in it) or what expression you simplify (if the answer has a variable in it): 119–129 odd.
- Problems from Section 2.1 (pages 89–91): Show what numerical calculations you make: 25–31 odd.
- Problems from Section 3.1 (pages 178–182): Show what numerical calculations you make: 27, 29, 31.
- Problems from Section 3.7 (pages 237–239): Show what numerical calculations you make: 15, 16, 17, 21.

- Notation for sets, simple linear equations:
- Date assigned: October 31 Thursday.
- Date due: November 5 Tuesday.
- Problems from Section 1.3 (pages 25–27): No additional work needed: 25–30;
- Problems from Section 2.8 (pages 157–159): No additional work needed: 37–50.
- Problems from Section 8.6 (pages 581–584): No additional work needed: 43, 44, 67, 68.
- Problems from Section 2.1 (pages 89–91): Show at least one intermediate step for each equation: 33–85 odd.

- More linear equations:
- Date assigned: November 5 Tuesday.
- Date due: November 7 Thursday.
- Problems from Section 2.2 (pages 96–98):
Show at least
*two*intermediate steps for each equation: 25–55 odd, 63–71 odd, 91. - Problems from Section 2.3 (pages 105–107): Show at least two intermediate steps for each equation: 63, 65, 67.

- Tricky linear equations, inequalities:
- Date assigned: November 7 Thursday.
- Date due: November 12 Tuesday.
- Problems from Section 2.3 (pages 105–107):
- Show at least two intermediate steps for each equation, the first of which must clear fractions: 27–35 odd, 45–53 odd;
- Show at least two intermediate steps for each equation: 69–79 odd.

- Problems from Section 2.8 (pages 157–159): Show at least one intermediate step for each: 59–81 odd.

- Compound inequalities, word problems:
- Date assigned: November 12 Tuesday.
- Date due: November 14 Thursday.
**Warning**: Be sure to include correct units (when applicable) in your final answers!- Problems from Section 8.6 (pages 581–584): Show at least one intermediate step for each: 51–59 odd, 85, 89, 93.
- Problems from Section 2.1 (pages 89–91): No additional work needed, but think about how you could come up with the equation on your own: 103, 105;
- Problems from Section 2.2 (pages 96–98): No additional work needed, but think about how you could come up with the equation on your own: 77, 79, 81;
- Problems from Section 2.3 (pages 105–107): No additional work needed, but think about how you could come up with the equation on your own: 105–111 odd.
- Problems from Section 2.5 (pages 129–131):
- No additional work needed: 53–60;
- Show at least what equation you solve: 61–73 odd, 79, 81.

- Word problems with inequalities and percentages:
- Date assigned: November 14 Thursday.
- Date due: November 19 Tuesday.
- Problems from Section 2.8 (pages 157–159):
- No additional work needed: 89–98;
- Show at least what inequality you solve: 117, 119, 121.

- Problems from Section 2.6 (pages 136–138): Show what numerical calculation you make or what equation you solve: 19–53 odd.
- Problems from Section 8.6 (pages 581–584):
- No additional work needed: 101, 102;
- Show at least what compound inequality you solve: 103–109 odd.

- Tricky word problems, multiple variables:
- Date assigned: November 21 Thursday.
- Date due: November 26 Tuesday.
- Problems from Section 2.7 (pages 145–147):
- Show at least what equation you solve: 21, 23, 27;
- No additional work needed: 29, 30;
- Show at least what equation you solve: 39–45 odd.

- Problems from Section 2.4 (pages 115–119):
- No additional work needed; assume that all variables stand for positive numbers: 43–52;
- No additional work needed: 57;
- Show at least one intermediate step: 59, 61, 63;
- Show what numerical calculation you make or what equation you solve for each part B: 65, 67, 71;
- Show what numerical calculations you make or what equations you solve: 83, 85.

- Graphing in two variables:
- Date assigned: November 26 Tuesday.
- Date due: December 3 Tuesday.
- Problems from Section 3.1 (pages 178–182):
- Show what numerical calculations you make or what equations you solve: 33, 35, 37, 43, 45, 47.
- Problems from Section 3.2 (pages 192–195):
- No additional work needed: 25–32;
- Give a table of values with at least three entries and show what formula you use to find them: 39–49 odd;
- No additional work needed: 51–58;
- Show what numerical calculations you make or what equations you solve: 59–75 odd;
- No additional work needed: 87–94;
- Show what numerical calculations you make or what equations you solve: 107, 109;
- No additional work needed: 111–118.

- Problems from Section 8.6 (pages 581–584):
*Extra credit*: Show the solutions for each half, as well as the combined answer: 45, 47, 49, 69, 71. - Problems from Section 8.7 (pages 592–594):
*Extra credit*: Show at least one intermediate step without an absolute value operation: 45, 51, 61, 67, 79.

- Slope and lines:
- Date assigned: December 3 Tuesday.
- Date due: December 5 Thursday.
- Problems from Section 3.4 (pages 212–214):
- No additional work needed: 21–27 odd;
- Show the equation solved for
*y*: 29–35 odd; - No additional work needed; 37–47 odd;
- Show the equation solved for
*y*: 49–55 odd; - No additional work needed: 57–67 odd.

- Problems from Section 3.3 (pages 202–205):
- Show what numerical calculation you make, or show where the answer appears on a graph: 13–31 odd;
- No additional work needed: 37–44, 45–57 odd;
- Optional: 67;
*Extra credit*(show lots of work): 68.

- Problems from Section 3.5 (pages 219–221):
- Show at least one intermediate step for each that is more than simply an incomplete answer: 13–27 odd;
- No additional work needed: 29–36;
- Show at least
*two*intermediate steps for each: 37–47 odd; - No additional work needed: 87, 88.

- Comparing lines, systems of linear equations:
- Date assigned: December 5 Thursday.
- Date due: December 10 Tuesday.
- Problems from Section 3.6 (pages 228–230):
- No additional work needed: 21–34;
- Show what numbers you compare: 35, 37;
- Show at least one intermediate step for each: 43–49 odd, 55–63 odd, 77, 79, 81;
- Show what numerical calculations you make: 83, 85.

- Problems from Section 4.1 (pages 257–259):
- Show what numerical calculations you make: 17, 19;
- No additional work needed: 39–46.

- Problems from Section 4.2 (pages 265–267): Show your intermediate step immediately after substituting: 13, 15, 17, 23, 25, 35–41 odd.
- Problems from Section 4.3 (pages 274–276):
- Show your intermediate steps immediately before and after adding two equations: 13, 15, 17, 27–35 odd;
- Show enough work that I can tell which method you used: 47, 49, 55.

- Multiplying polynomials and similar expressions:
- Date assigned: December 10 Tuesday.
- Date due: Never!
- Problems from Section 5.2 (pages 322&323):
- No additional work needed: 25–31 odd, 39;
- Show at least one intermediate step for each: 43–59 odd, 67–79 odd.

- Problems from Section 5.4 (pages 343&345):
- No additional work needed: 35–41 odd, 45, 47, 49, 59, 61, 65, 67, 69, 75, 77, 81, 83, 85;
- Show at least one intermediate step for each: 87–95 odd, 105–109 odd, 123, 125, 127.

- Problems from Section 5.3 (pages 331–333):
- Show at least one intermediate step for each: 35–47 odd;
- Show at least one intermediate step for each, using a special form: 49–81 odd;
- Show at least one intermediate step for each: 83–93 odd, 111, 129, 131.

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